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. >>> your time now 6:45. this is day seven of a strike of the nation's busiest port. clerical workers started picketing last tuesday. they say they have been trying to negotiate a new contract for 2.5 years. they're also claiming their jobs are being shipped out of state and overseas. port officials deny that. most dock workers are not crossing the picket lines and the shippers say this strike is costing the port as much as $1 billion every day. major development project is moving forward. now have 2348 the end of the month to choose a new home. the project includes up to 8,000 new homes along with new commercial and office space. there have been obstacles including financing, also concerns about toxic waste on the island. >>> attorneys for oscar grants family -- grant was shot and killed by bart police officer johan necessary mehserle on the platform of the fruitvale station. at 9:00 this morning two oakland civil rights ordinary reasons to will argue before the ninth circuit court of appeals in san francisco that bart police officers should not receive legal immunity against civil s
. this fire broke out late saturday night in the second story apartment on bridge port court. the latest numbers we got from the red cross is that 73 people were effected by the fire because of the smoke and water damage and electricity is out in the entire building. 56-year-old man and his wife and granddaughter died in the apartment before firefighters could reach them. the red cross is assisting the residents that have been displaced. >> a lot of the people had relatives they could go with. en there are some that didn't know people in the immediate area. when the red cross comes in we shelter them and feed them. >> reporter: families came back to the apartments to gather what they could but not everyone could return. arson investigators have been interviewing witnesses and looking through the rubble to try to figure out how this fire started. but there is no word yet on a cause. reporting live from san jose janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a woman accused in a fatal hit and run crash in san francisco expected in court today to enter a plea. police say 23-year-old gina uness
and it includes a cost of living pay raise for 2013 and 2014 and a $3,500 signing bonus. the port commissioner still has to approve the new contract. >>> police will are whapping for drivers for having a suspended lice since. if found, they will be arrested and could have -- license. if found they they could be arrested and could have their car impounded. >>> we are seeing more of the key spots as you might imagine on this monday. let's look at what we have on interstate 880, and it's windy as steve mentioned. i agree, just by looking, there are no major problems as you dry -- drive through and traffic is backed up beyond the 880 over crossing getting into the area. we have a trash at 280 and 87 and watch for the lane to be blocked northbound 280 as you come up on 87. it is not causing a huge traffic jam but it just might. >> we have patchy fog out to the valley and maybe off in santa rosa, and the county airport. definitely a northeast breeze coming off the higher elevations, mission peek and fremont. it will be the place to be downtown oakland, that northeast wind will help some but for othe
transactions and it also said more than $70,000 in extravagant gifts expose the port to tax liabilities. >> it's something we take seriously and we are not going to close our eyes to it and look at it and make sure the mistakes of the past are not repeated. >> james kwan is the second executive to step down. omar benjamin abruptly retired last month. they racked up $5,000 in strip clubs and that money has since been repaid. >>> the face-lift of the bay bridge toll plazas and this work could last as long as six months and it's scheduled during the overnight hours. >> right now it is 6:48, we might be getting crowded out there and let's check in with sal. >> dave, it is more crowded out there, and this is the peak of the commute starting about now and we'll see more traffic all over the place and let's look at what we have on the golden gate bridge which looks good heading to the toll plaza. no major problems here. also if you are driving on the westbound bay bridge, that is backed up to the mcarthur maze and it is about a 20 to 25 minute delay. better than yesterday when we had all the cars on
building at the former army port into an art themed hotel. they want to install wooden decks and bridges between the sites. there would also be movable pontoons and one would include a heated pool. all of west 8's ideas will be going there a public review process. >>> 6:26 is the time right now. as we get closer to christmas i think the traffic might be lightening up a bit. >> yeah it does get better. as we get closer to the e. of the week, chris -- end of the week christmas is next tuesday. here we are on wednesday. let's see what happens. let's take a look at the commutes. traffic -- no major problems. also the morning commute is looking good on the sunol grade. heading down to the bottom of the hill. let's go to steve. >>> sal, thank you. cold out there. freeze warnings to the north bay. frost advisory everywhere else. 20s and 30s. officially 41 in san francisco. i've seen 45 at knowy valley. we will have sunshine today and increasing clouds coming in tomorrow. it's going to be a pretty good marine maker and snow maker for us here. that is not until friday and sunday. pam. >>> a local
for the port next year. he will work for seven months to make sure that business relationships go smoothly. executive director omar benjamin agreed to pay back more than $5,000 in expenses made at a strip club in texas. ktvu channel 2 morning news has also learned maritime director james kwon will earn more than $900 an hour based on his salary as maritime director. >>> the salvation army still needs more toys and they have already collected donations for more than 3,000 needy children but they still need toys for more than a thousand children. you can drop off donations in any of the facilities and cash donations are also welcome. >>> for the first time an american woman holds the title of miss universe... >> miss universe is usa... >> and that is olivia from rhode island receiving the honor and she beat out 88 competitors. sandoval was there as well and boy, tough duty for him. >>> it is looking pretty normal for thursday with our commute and toll plaza is backed up for a 15 to 20 minute delay and contra costa traffic is backed up on 680, let's go to mark. >>> we have some cold numbers,
on december 17th one of the busiest times of the year. union members picketed yesterday at the port of oakland on behalf of nonunion workers who say they have been punished to try to organize. union members want the contractor hms host to deal with nonunion workers complaints. they also want a new contract. they want both by december 14th or they may go on strike. >>> san francisco health officials are urging gay men to get vaccinated for meningitis if they plan to travel to new york. 12 cases have been identified in gay men in new york in the past year. three have been diagnosissed in the last six weeken. the severe infection effects the tissue surrounding the brain and spinal cord and spread by intimate contact. san francisco has not experienced an increase in cases but health officials say they do want people to be aware of that outbreak. >>> this will open your eyes. would you drink coffee made from elephant manure? this exotic coffee is called black ivory coffee. it's made from coffee beans eaten by elephants in thailand and then picked out of what elephants leave behind. reaction in ele
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